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Lac-Megantic: Charges brought in Quebec railway disaster – Update

Lac-Megantic: Charges brought in Quebec railway disaster - Update

Three men arrested in the Lac-Megantic train disaster have been freed after being arraigned on 47 charges of criminal negligence causing death. Thomas Harding, Jean Demaitre and Richard Labrie each had to post $15,000 bail after appearing in a makeshift courtroom in Lac-Megantic this afternoon. They were then freed on various conditions pending their next court appearance on Sept. 11. ... Read More »

Saskatoon Woman dies in crash

Saskatoon Woman dies in crash

Battlefords Rural RCMP say a highway crash has claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman from Saskatoon. RCMP say a westbound Dodge Neon left the highway about 15 kilometres west of the community and struck a railroad crossing post head-on. Read More »

Lac-Megantic train explosion: three employees face charges

Lac-Megantic train explosion: three employees face charges

The Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Co. (MMA) and three of its employees will be charged on Tuesday with criminal negligence over last year’s fuel train disaster in Canada, the Quebec prosecutor’s office said. The provincial prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Monday that it is filing charges against the rail firm and Thomas Harding, the engineer who was ... Read More »

Woman killed in Richmond apartment : RCMP

Woman killed in Richmond apartment : RCMP

A man has been arrested in connection with the apparent murder of a woman in a Richmond apartment building, investigators say. The Integrated Homicide Investigation launched a murder probe after a body was found just before 2 p.m. in the 7000-block of Granville Avenue Sunday. Read More »